On Saturday, twenty minutes into the Indigo flight, the air crew made an emergency announcement seeking medical assistance from any doctor on board for a baby in distress.
On the occasion of World Heart Day, which is celebrated on September 29 every year, doctors are suggesting that it is a reminder to everyone to take care of their hearts.
We should spread the message of heart care to those around us from family, neighbours, friends and relatives to co-workers.
Dr. Selvavinayagam also said that at least 50 per cent of the programme officers should always be present at the headquarters.
Identifying who is at risk and receiving proper treatment can help prevent sudden deaths in high-risk individuals.
Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, let’s take a look at possible reasons that can cause the risk of heart attacks among people aged 55 and below.
Speaking to the reporters, Minister Subramanian said blood samples collected from the patient was sent to Delhi for analysis.
Over 94,000 dengue cases and 91 deaths have been reported in the country till September 17, as per the website of the National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control.
While some autoimmune diseases are relatively common, there are also rare and elusive conditions that remain challenging to diagnose.
Scrub Typhus, also known as bush virus, is an infectious disease, caused by the bacteria Orientia tsutsugamushi. It spreads through the bites of infected chiggers (larval mites).
This week's Xplore brings to you the mysteries of the immune system, early detection of prostate cancer and various viruses amid rising cases of zoonotic diseases.
Sedentary lifestyles, common among game-addicted kids and youngsters, can also lead to poor sleep quality and lifestyle diseases.
Health experts say 30-40% of Alzheimer’s risk can be mitigated through lifestyle modifications involving dietary control and exercise
The major symptoms of the disease are wilting of leaves and drooping, ribbing, paling, yellowing, and necrosis of leaflets.
Rabies is the oldest recognised zoonotic disease of public health concern in the state accounting for substantial morbidity, mortality and economic loss.
Research has shown that snacking after 9 p.m. was linked to blood indicators that were worse than at any other time. Snacks at this time typically consisted of calorie-dense, high-fat and sugar items.
The chief district medical officer (CDMO) Niherendra Panda stated that they have initiated contact with the private hospital to obtain the official report.
At least 12 patients are currently undergoing treatment in VIMSAR and their condition is improving. In the last week, more than 30 samples have been found positive for scrub typhus.
She was speaking after inaugurating a foot and mouth disease awareness seminar organised by the State Institute for Animal Diseases, Livestock Management Training Centre and Karakulam panchayat.
This year’s outbreak has thrown more challenges to the health authorities as there are two zoonotic cases unlike in the other outbreaks when there was one patient zero.